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Papular acantholytic dyskeratosis of the vulva.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15916573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe an 11-year-old girl with a persistent pruritic papular eruption on the vulva. Clinically, the lesions consisted of whitish papules and erosions located on the inner aspect of the labia majora. There was no familial history of skin diseases. Histologically, a biopsy specimen showed difuse hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, acantholysis throughout the thickness of the epidermis, and the presence of corps ronds. Those findings were consistent with a diagnosis of acantholytic dyskeratosis. At 3 years follow-up, only isolated hyperkeratotic, asymptomatic papules on the same location remained. The occurrence of this focal and sporadic, localized form of acantholytic dyskeratosis seems to be rare in the pediatric population, as we could find no other child with this entity reported in the literature.
Authors:
Ana María Sáenz; Antonietta Cirocco; Mónica Avendaño; Francisco González; José R Sardi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2005 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-26     Completed Date:  2005-08-02     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario de Caracas, Luis Razetti School of Medicine, Caracas, Venezuela. marhec@c-com.net.ve
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acantholysis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Biopsy
Child
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Keratosis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Vulvar Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology

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